Register now for the “Essential to Some, Useful for All: Understanding Accessibility to Learning” program to be held Oct. 6 at DHMC and Oct. 10 on Dartmouth’s Hanover campus. Admission is free and all Geisel faculty, staff, and administrators, Graduate Program and TDI are welcome to attend.
Dartmouth’s Graduate Program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS) is offering a new master’s degree with a concentration in health data science beginning in fall 2018.
Read article – Features an interview with John Cullen, clinical assistant professor of community and family medicine and president elect for the American Academy of Family Physicians. In the interview, Cullen discusses his plans for his term as president-elect and how preventing physician burnout and helping practices get up to speed on payment reform are among his top priorities. (Subscription may be required.)
Read article – An opinion piece by Stephanie White, assistant professor of pediatrics, in which she discusses how with the increased presence of racial violence and discourse in the news and social media, physicians are charged with understanding how race and racism affect their patients.
Read article – An opinion piece by Cassie Kosarek, Geisel ’20, in which she discusses how medical students can narrow down their specialty options.
Read article – Cites research conducted by scientists at the Geisel School of Medicine which suggests that dairy sourced hormones may be the source of androgenic and mitogenic progestins, which drive prostate and breast cancer.
Read article – Geisel scientists TY and Cathy Chang were interviewed by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology monthly magazine for their role as organizers of the thematic review series that contain eight individual reviews, exploring connections between brain lipids, ApoE and Alzheimer’s disease”. For details, please see Journal News by Courtney Chandler, published in the September issue of ASBMB Today.
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Adrienne Faerber, lecturer at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about the costs of the meningitis B vaccine. “Parents believe their children are susceptible to this terrible condition, and [drugmakers] use that fear to get parents to take action,” says Faerber. (Picked up by STAT.)
Read article – Quotes Adrienne Faerber, lecturer at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about the costs of the meningitis B vaccine. “Parents believe their children are susceptible to this terrible condition, and [drugmakers] use that fear to get parents to take action,” says Faerber.
Read article – Cites a statistic from a Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice study that found that up to 30 percent of Medicare clinical care spending is “unnecessary or harmful and could be avoided without worsening health outcomes.”